I’ve enjoyed these monthly link ups and this month it’s all about libraries! I did work in a library at the reference desk for a year so I have a soft spot for libraries. At least it was a soft spot before Gage came along, now it’s a big, sticky, mushy spot. My county has 28 branches, all share materials so if I find a book online and it’s at another library they will send it over within a few days. So convenient! And in addition to the usual things I can check out, our county also offers TOYS to check out! How awesome is that? When I looked through the binder of what was available I found a training potty! I’m not sure if that’s something to be shared, LOL.
The absolute best thing about libraries is that they are so kid friendly. Starting next week our local library is offering 3 different storytimes each week for Gage’s age group. We live within 10 or 15 minutes of 3 branches and we attend story times at 2 of them and I plan on checking out the third because I’ve been told they provide coffee for the parents 🙂
Our library also has the best kids area. Wanna see his favorite place at the library?
There were no storytimes in August so they used the big room to set up a bank exhibit for kids. There were educational, interactive activities, but lots of them included balls and such so the smaller kids could have fun too. I think you can see a girl pretending to be a teller. Cute, right?
Libraries are a lifesaver for mothers looking to entertain their kids. I usually order what I want online so it’s waiting for me on a shelf up front when Gage is ready to go. Our library rocks (much like Cleveland)!